Events

 

January, 2018

 

Passport to the World – Session II

Saturday, January 27, 2018; 9:15am – 12:15pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food. Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded.

To register for this program, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Young Artist Reception

Wednesday, January 31, 2018; 7pm – 8:30pm

A dessert reception honoring the Young Artist entries is held at the Hackett House, where cash prizes are awarded. Everyone welcome.

 

 

February, 2018

 

Geography Bee

Wednesday, February 7, 2018; 9:00am – 11:00am – Tempe City Hall

Held at City Hall every year, the winner of each school’s Geography Bee for grades four to eight competes for the chance to win the overall Tempe Sister City Geography Bee. Everyone is invited.

Mardi gras

Friday, February 9, 2018; 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The drinks will be flowing, the food will be steaming, and the costumes will be sizzling at the annual Mardi Gras celebration benefiting the Tempe Sister Cities. You’ll love the excitement of the Bourbon Street experience in our very own backyard, including:

  • French Quarter cocktails and down-home Louisiana cooking,
  • Glittering Mardi Gras beads to enhance your costume,
  • Blackjack tables with $20 worth of chips (the person with the most chips at the end of the night wins a prize)
  • “Selfie” photo station
  • Prizes for the best costumes
  • Door Prizes
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Special Discounts at the Gift Shop

For more details, check out our Mardi Gras page!

To join the fun, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

 

Valentine Tea

Saturday, February 17, 2018; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for a special tea with your loved ones in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

March, 2018

 

Hayden Ferry Dinner

Friday, March 2, 2018; 6:00pm

Y’all Come …to a Boot Scootin’ Southwest Evening at Historic Hackett House. Celebrate Tempe’s Colorful History…as part of the 2018 Hayden’s Ferry Days events!  This Founders Day evening includes music by the Three Horse Town band; Stories of School Days in Tempe and how they are a changin’ by lovable Joe Spracale; and food prepared chuck-wagon style by EZCattle Company! (Fifth generation Arizonan Rex Dalton took the name from his family’s ranch in Sonoita, Arizona!) (Prime Rib and Chicken…Yes Sir!)

Wear your Boots and Western hats (Casual Attire ok)

The cost is $50 per person…$90 for two!  Come Whoop it Up!

To register for this historical event, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

 

Culinary Adventure with Jordan Urnovitz

Monday, March 12, 2018; 6:30-8:30pm

Once again, we welcome the AZ Republic 2016 Top Home Chef to meet our Hackett House guests.  Jordan delighted us last year with his gourmet fare. Join us as Jordan creates a modern Mediterranean meal including: Prawn falafel, beet puree, black sesame paste; Earl grey tea, pomegranate molasses, date syrup brined pork tenderloin, sweet potato, persimmon chutney, kibbeh hash; and Cardamom fennel brownie, white chocolate ganache, spiced beet ice cream.

The cost is $50 per person. Further details will be provided as they become available.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

April, 2018

Culinary Adventure with Tim Doolittle (Taz)

Friday April 6, 2018; 6:30-8:30pm

For years, Tim Doolittle (Taz) of “Taz Cooks” Culinary Instruction, has been teaching others to prepare authentic ethnic cuisines from all over the world. Join us as Chef Taz prepares an authentic Thai meal for your dining pleasure and find out why so many people are flocking to his “Taz Cooks” cooking classes.  Chef Taz relies on authentic, fresh ingredients and uses only fresh spices that he grinds himself, just before using them to make his dishes as flavorful as possible.

The cost is $50 per person. Further details will be provided as they become available.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Spring Tea

Saturday, April 14, 2018; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for a special tea with your loved ones in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

Culinary Adventure with Chef Duc Liao of Merci

Monday April 30, 2018; 6:30-8:30pm

Chef Duc Liao of Merci, a French Café and Patisserie in Scottsdale, is coming to serve you in Tempe. While sitting on our historic patio, feel like you have been transported to Paris as you taste the creations Chef Liao serves.

The cost is $50 per person. Further details will be provided as they become available.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

May, 2018

Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday, May 12, 2018; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Treat your mother, grandmother or yourself to a special tea in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

 

Hackett House Closes for the Summer

Sunday, May 13, 2018

 

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